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Discovery on Storing and Reusing Renewable Energy

March 29th, 2013 | by pressroom

"This breakthrough offers a relatively cheaper method of storing and reusing electricity produced by wind turbines and solar panels," says Curtis Berlinguette, associate professor of chemistry and Canada Research Chair in Energy Conversion

Guest Post: How Our Government Is Supporting Green

November 28th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

Government subsidies help aid an industry when it is not progressing fast enough in the free market. Generally, when new technology becomes available like green energy, it can take a considerable period of time before prices decline enough to where consumers find the technology affordable. The free market just doesn't work as fast as some governments would prefer, so they intervene, helping important technology like green energy until it becomes profitable for businesses quicker than it would through the free market.

Mexico’s Solar Energy Investment and Capacity Doubles

June 23rd, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Follow renewable energy in Mexico. Photo:  woody1778a [repostus hash=631c20b2ec1c4370695dfd2b170bd3ae title=Mexico%E2%80%99s+Solar+Energy+Investment+and+Capacity+Doubles host=Ecopreneurist short=1fh5K snip=According+to+solar+and+wind+systems+producer%2C+Conermex%2C+Mexico+will+reach+a+total+of+12+MW+of+electricity+generated+by+solar+energy+by+the+end+of+2012%2C+doubling+its+current+potential.+Mexico+currently+has+6+MW+of+solar+energy+capacity+installed%2C+but+with+a+growth+spurt+in+investments+and+new+projects%26hellip%3B jump

GUEST POST: Choosing the Right Type of Renewable Energy

April 13th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

You may believe wholeheartedly in renewable energy and the concept of sustainability that serves as the foundation stone. What kind of renewable energy in which you choose to invest, however, is quite another matter, especially if considering something like biomass. This guest post from the Enerfina in the UK might help with your understanding

Global Wind Power Climbs to New Record in 2011

March 15th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Wind energy is gaining popularity worldwide. Take a look at the numbers for 2011. [repostus hash=a8be2c80beec4bda0a895179ccd4618f title=Global+Wind+Power+Climbs+to+New+Record+in+2011 host=sustainablog short=17mqX snip=By+J.+Matthew+Roney+Wind+energy+developers+installed+a+record+41%2C000+megawatts+of+electricity-generating+capacity+in+2011%2C+bringing+the+world+total+to+238%2C000+megawatts.+With+more+than+80+countries+now+harnessing+the+wind%2C+there+is+enough+installed+wind+power+capacity+worldwide+to+meet+the+residential%26hellip%3B

GUEST POST: Different Types of Solar Panels

February 14th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

Guest Post: Solar panels, formed from several types of photovoltaic cells, can be manufactured from a variety of different materials – most of which being crystalline silicon. Over a hundred different manufacturers produce photovoltaic cells all over the world

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